Tag: snow

  • Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

    by Beth Royston I’ve slipped in snow and plummeted headfirst into an icy road with cars coming, but I still can’t quite bring myself to adopt the same dread regarding snow that a lot of my friends have. Growing up in California, snow was always a special treat requiring a several-hour drive up the closest…

  • Portland area winter hikes. Part 1

    Portland area winter hikes. Part 1

     By Josh McCarroll One of the many things that make hiking in the forest such a beautiful experience is the knowledge that it is far older than us and the perception that it will be around long after we die. This perceived permanence always allows us the space to appreciate Oregon’s forests some other day.…

  • | Let it Snow |

    | Let it Snow |

    By: Sierra Pruitt The snow was such a great surprise here in Portland. I mean, snow rarely happens here, and the joy that comes from people when it does snow makes me so happy. The whole city practically shut down. Stores weren’t open, transportation stopped running, and schools were closed. There is something about when…